Oakland City, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Oakland City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Oakland City had a population of 2,255 as of July 1, 2018. Oakland City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland City is located at latitude 38.338 and longitude -87.3491 in Gibson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oakland City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gibson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 463 feet.

The City of Oakland City (GNIS ID: 2395292) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Oakland City is located within Township of Columbia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gibson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakland City: Oakland.

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Oakland City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,255
Population in Households 2,020
Population in Familes 1,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 235
Population Density2 2,232
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $37,919
Average Household Income $49,104
Per Capita Income $21,239


Total Housing Units 1,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 618 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 278 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $81,100
Average Home Value $92,395


Total Households 895
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 548
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.52% -0.37%
Households -0.55% -0.38%
Families 0.11% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Oakland City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland City to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 206 70th
Population Density # 86 88th
Diversity Index # 332 51st
Median Household Income # 624 9th
Per Capita Income # 567 17th

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